Hillcrest Middle School 7th grade student participates in National History Bee

Adith Velavan, a 7th grade student at Hillcrest Middle School, participated in the National History Bee, which tests a student’s knowledge of a wide range of historical topics. The top students from the online qualifying exam compete against each other in a buzzer competition coordinated by the National History Bee at one of 37 sites across the United States, the Regional Finals. At the regional event in Bridgeport, Adith was one of 15 students who were selected to go to the national competition. Adith will be competing in the National History Bee in Atlanta, Ga., on June 6.